Tag Archives: Reflections

Managing to Stay Positive

Yup a strange title under the present circumstances. And it’s quite hard to do. Especially this last week as the Achilles has gone again. But, I am prepared this time so lots of physio, Yoga and strength exercise. One thing … Continue reading

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I’m Confused

This isn’t a new thing. There have been many things which have confused me over the years. I think it started with Physics and Chemistry lessons at eleven-years-old. That’s me on the left, they said I needed glasses too, but … Continue reading

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Remember Me

How will you be remembered, or specifically how would you like to be remembered? This was a question posed to me by my friend Carolyn Apparently, I’m so laid back I am horizontal, so I guess out of all the … Continue reading

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When You Are Let Down!

A wall half-finished, a gable end not completed but you have a roof? How does that work I wonder… My running partner needed an extension and chose someone who was recommended. It turned out this, ‘all-round tradesman’  had learned a … Continue reading

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I’m Not Nosey

I sit in my lonely room… there’s a song somewhere in there. The room where I write looks out over our little cul-de-sac… I hear and I see things so it is a good job I am not nosey. Although … Continue reading

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Show Us Wot You Got

“Bring her to Thornton-Le- Dale,’ said the big brusque North Yorkshire farmer as he slapped Crystal on the rump. Any other site and you may be wondering exactly what I mean? This particular Crystal was a 300-kilo heifer who my … Continue reading

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A Rat, A Pea Man and a Bit of A.I.

Five am, the sun rises over the cornfield and the last thing you need to see is a drowned rat in a cattle trough. But hey ho, it happens. As I fished the rat corpse out of the trough I … Continue reading

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Clouds, Kids, Love and Soul

The mournful clouds oppress my soul. Of course, we have to presume: A- I have a soul and B – If I have, could it be oppressed. But it’s better than saying, ‘I’m sick of the rain,’ isn’t it? I … Continue reading

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